Liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy arrived on June 8, 2017 at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. The chilled cargo was brought in tanks of the US tanker Clean Ocean marking the first such delivery to Central and Eastern Europe. PGNiG plans to conclude more spot agreements.
On 28 June 2017, the container giant owned by OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line) called at the DCT deepwater terminal. It is the world’s largest vessel of this type. OOLC Hong Kong is the newest ship of the shipping market’s container fleet, constructed in South Korea in 2017 by the […]
The NKT Victoria cable-laying vessel has been awarded the Ship of the Year 2017 prize in Norway. During a ceremony at the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Lillestrøm, the award was presented to CEO and president of NKT, Michael Hedegaard Lyng, captain Svein Ole Sæter, CEO of Salt Ship Design, Arne Stenersen, […]
On May 18, 2017, the first Polish built hybrid, battery-fed electric drive ferry Elektra was towed out the port of Gdynia, bound for Finland. The road, double-ended, diesel-electric ferry, built at Crist yard and designed for operation in protected waters, was towed in its one-time deep-sea voyage by the tug Atlas. […]
Remontowa Shiprepar Yard SA has installed scrubbers on more than 40 ships so far. This year, the car-passenger ferry Finneagle, brought to Gdańsk on 29 March 2017, was the first ship to be equipped with scrubbers. It left on May 24. The scope of works on this ship was a […]
On 21 June, a leading global logistics space developer, the Goodman company, commissioned another warehouse at the Pomeranian Logistics Centre (PLC) at the Port of Gdansk. PLC is the largest logistics centre in Poland in terms of projected warehouse space. At the moment, its Gdansk warehouses have a surface area […]
Unitest Marine Simulators has developed a new full mission engine room simulator for Vietnam Maritime College. This is one of the most advanced engine room simulators as it includes original ship control consoles which are installed together with big 65-inch touch screens.
Twenty First International Conference on Hydrodynamics in Ship Design and Operation will take place late June in Gdańsk.
Espersen, the world leading whitefish processor, and Royal Greenland, the leader in North Atlantic seafood, have announced the signing of a long-term strategic partnership, mid-June 2017. The partnership consists of two main elements. Firstly, Royal Greenland will enter into a long-term processing contract with Espersen for flatfish, whitefish and value-added consumer […]
After this summer a fourth vessel will be joining the route between Gdynia and Karlskrona. The decision is based on continuous strong growth within the freight business. In 2016 the number of freight units on the route increased significantly and in the first five months in 2017 the growth continues.
On June 7, 2017, a founding meeting of Polish LNG Platform took place in Gdansk. Polish LNG Platform was established to promote LNG as a new, cleaner and quieter fuel for road transport and shipping. LNG is an important transition fuel towards a sustainable transport sector.
Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) has accomplished its another innovative project. On 31st May and 1st June 2017 loading of prototype elements of Submerged SAL (single anchor loading) with yoke has been taking place at the premises of EPG.